ADEGBITE COMMISSIONS MMSD CLINIC

To ensure the health fitness of Management and Staff of the Ministry of Mines and Steels Development, MMSD, for an efficient and effective performance, which will add value to national development, the Minister of Mines and Steels Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has on Monday commissioned the Ministry’s Staff Clinic. Speaking during the event, which was …

FG RELEASES 142.6M FOR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT IN THE MINERALS AND METAL SECTOR IN NIGERIA … Adegbite.

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, has stated that the Federal Government through the Ministry has released the sum of N142.6M for research development in the Mineral and Metal  Sector. Adegbite stated this in Abuja, Tuesday, on the occasion of the stakeholder’s Validation Exercise for the Research Development and Collaboration with …

FG ASSURES MINERS OF ACCESS TO FUNDS

The Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has reiterated the Federal Government’s resolve to support Artisanal and Small Scale Miners to access funds that will increase their productivity. The Minister made this known over the weekend during his inspection of the ongoing construction of the Gemstones Market in Ojoo, Akinyele Local …

BAUCHI GOVT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF KAOLIN IN THE STATE TO ENHANCE ITS REVENUE BASE

The Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed has commended the Federal Government’s decision to establish a Kaolin Processing Plant in Bagurja/ Sabuwa Gwaram, Kaleri Local Government Area of the state, saying it will take advantage of the abundant Kaolin mineral in the area to improve its revenue profile. The Governor gave this commendation over the …

NMDC, NIMG; Pivotal to Minerals and Metals Sector growth- Adegbite

The Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite has stated that the roles being played by the National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC) and the Nigerian Institute of Mining and Geosciences (NIMG), Jos would help achieve the desired growth in the Sector. Adegbite stated this over the weekend during his working visit to …

ADHERENCE TO CDA; KEY TO PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE WITH MINING COMMUNITY – ADEGBITE

The Federal Government has reiterated the need for mining companies operating in different communities in the country to keep to the terms made in the signed Community Development Agreement (CDA). The Honourable Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olamilekan Adegbite gave this charge over the weekend at the Opening Ceremony of Tunde Ramos Coal …

MMSD Organizes 7th SMEs Sensitization Workshop in the Metal Sector.

In a demonstration of its commitment to creating awareness amongst the SMEs in the Metals Sector, comprising of foundries, fabricators, welders, manufacturers of spare parts, aluminum extrusion, allied products, etc., the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, (MMSD), has organized its annual Stimulation and Promotion Workshop for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for the North …

German Deputy Chief of Mission’s Courtesy Visit

The Honourable Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah (middle) flanked on the left by the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade and on the right by the new German Deputy Chief of Mission, Martin Huth, who was on a courtesy visit to the Ministry on Monday, 17th January 2022, to deepen bilateral …

Mines, Steel: Minister Solicits for Adequate Funding for The Steel Sector.

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has requested the National Assembly to allocate more funds to the Steel sector to enable it create more jobs for the Nigerian youth and increase its contribution to the country’s revenue, just as he told the Committee that the mining sector in Nigeria is one of …

The Birth of a new economic dawn… as FG Launches Made in Nigeria Barite

In her commitment to the growth of the mineral sector and as part of its pragmatic policy to actualize the Zero-Oil Plan, the Federal Government has launched the made in Nigeria Barite. The launch which was held today 28/10/21 Port Harcourt had in attendance stakeholders in the minerals and metal sector. The Hon Minister of …